Strait of Hormuz

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Noun1.Strait of Hormuz - a strategically important strait linking the Persian Gulf and the Gulf of Oman
Arabian Sea - a northwestern arm of the Indian Ocean between India and Arabia
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The Shahid Rajaee Port is located 20 Km west of Bandar Abbas city, on the northern shore of the Strait of Hormoz and Qeshm Island.
Bandar-e-Abbas is the largest harbor in the south of Iran located on the Strait of Hormoz, the narrow passage separating the Persian Gulf and Oman Sea through which tens of oil tankers are heading for various destinations in different corners of the world everyday.
Since the talks of embargo on Iran's oil first surfaced, Iran has, on several occasions, threatened to close the strait of Hormoz in the Persian Gulf.
The 2-day land-based war games were preceded by sea maneuvers in the strait of Hormoz to show Iran's determination to close the strait in the event of outside aggression the general concluded.
Iran has warned it could close the strategic Strait of Hormoz if it became the target of a military attack over its nuclear program.
Vahidi also met with his Omani counterpart and both sides called for more cooperation in keeping Persian Gulf security, specially within the Strait of Hormoz.